TuxHero wrote:Hi Guys
i'm i wanna make my own debian based distro
i'm following debian wiki of customcd but i don't which files i must use to create
my own distro is it net installers or debian it self and remastering it or what
i wanna someone help me and tell me the best way to this
HuangLao wrote:There used to be a distro, that was trashed by design and you had to figure out how to fix and clean it up
aptitude install live-build live-manual-html
$ ln -s /usr/share/doc/live-manual/html/live-manual.en.html ~/"Live Systems manual"
$ ls -1 /usr/share/doc/live-manual/html
Postby dasein » 2017-01-15 18:49 > If you can't even figure out how to build it, how exactly do you plan to distribute it? Support it? Update it?
Given the fact that the majority of "vanity" distros don't survive, maybe consider that your energy and enthusiasm might be better channeled into contributing to an existing derivative/respin.
n 1987, MINIX, a Unix-like system intended for academic use, was released by Andrew S. Tanenbaum to exemplify the principles conveyed in his textbook, Operating Systems: Design and Implementation. While source code for the system was available, modification and redistribution were restricted. In addition, MINIX's 16-bit design was not well adapted to the 32-bit features of the increasingly cheap and popular Intel 386 architecture for personal computers. In the early nineties a commercial UNIX operating system for Intel 386 PCs was too expensive for private users.
These factors and the lack of a widely adopted, free kernel provided the impetus for Torvalds' starting his project. He has stated that if either the GNU Hurd or 386BSD kernels had been available at the time, he likely would not have written his own.
In 1991, in Helsinki, Linus Torvalds began a project that later became the Linux kernel. He wrote the program specifically for the hardware he was using and independent of an operating system because he wanted to use the functions of his new PC with an 80386 processor. Development was done on MINIX using the GNU C compiler. The GNU C Compiler is still the main choice for compiling Linux today. The code however, can be built with other compilers, such as the Intel C Compiler.
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